Grew up on a small Alaskan island, which was used by Deadliest Catch (2005).
Because her father was a crab fisherman, her favorite food is King Crab.
Graduated from the University of Puget Sound, in 1993, with a degree in Communications and a minor in theater.
The size of her high school graduating class was nine students.
Has a younger sister, by 2 years.